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School Mwanza, Tanzania

5.0
34 reviews34

Build and Paints our school for the safety of poor kids in rural Tanzania


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This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with the locals
13 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
Immerse yourself in the local culture
12 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

20h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Arts
Help with painting, graffiti, sculpting or drawing.
Painting & Decorating
Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.
Handyman
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Gardening
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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What you get

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Lunch
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Dinner
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Certificate
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
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The Experience

We need volunteers to join us in our building projects and also painting and decorating the buildings. Helping also with some chores at the construction site and make gardens to make the place beautiful, nice looking and attractive.

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Requirements

  • Beginner English or Beginner English
  • Between 18 and 49 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
12 weeks

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34 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

5.0

School

5.0

Learning & Fun

5.0

How this experience will transform you

13 Meeting locals

12 Immersing in the local culture

11 Creating true social impact

9 Developing social awareness

8 Practicing English

7 Meeting international travelers

Netherlands

5

We spent three weeks teaching English at the school and we can fully recommend this experience! The school has a very nice atmosphere and the teachers were super welcoming and did everything to make us feel part of the team. The kids were very sweet and enthusiastic and because of their strong will to learn, we felt that our lessons really led to improvement. We stayed with William and his family and they made us feel comfortable and were very kind. When we said goodbye, one of the teachers told us that we now have an African family we can always return to and it certainly feels that way!

11 days ago

Spain

5

My stay lasted two weeks and the experience was unbeatable. I traveled with a friend and both William and his family as well as the school workers made us feel at home. Always concerned about taking care of us and helping us learn about their culture and way of life. Tanzania is a safe and very nice place. This experience changed my life, many thanks to Willian and the lovely children. A totally recommendable host.

11 days ago

Germany

5


I really loved my volunteering experience at this school! They are doing a great job to support empoverished children, offering all they have, in order to provide the kids with necessary skills that will help them to become the person they want to be ...
I very easily became part of their team and the whole school staff as well as William & his family are so much fun, welcoming and helpful, no matter what you need.

This experience was definitely life changing, there's no other way to describe it.
I truly recommend this project & hope to have the opportunity to come back soon ♡

3 months ago

Estonia

5

William and his family are very friendly and welcoming. It was an amazing experience. We met a lot of new people and got the chance to discover Mwanza.
The children enjoyed going to school and it was nice to see that William is doing the right thing.
Highly recommend this experience to everyone!☺️

3 months ago

Brazil

5

William is a amazing guy, their project is really important for the childrens in the community. I hope you keep this beautiful and important work in the village.

3 months ago

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